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Lions, Hippos Poisoned in Famous Kenya Park


Animals  (tags: lions, hippos, poisoned, pesticides, Kenya, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, AnimalCruelty, habitat, protection, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife, death, conservation )

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- 2332 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Several hippopotamuses and at least four lions in Kenya's famed Masai Mara National Reserve have died after ingesting a powerful insecticide, conservationists say. The hippos ate grass contaminated by the pesticide, called carbofuran, and the lions



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Billye Thompson (386)
Saturday May 3, 2008, 6:54 am

How horrid!!!!! This looks like a young male who is dying from the poison.

The article states that the farmers are killing the predators who feed on their livestock. This is so tragic!!!!

* GO VEGAN *
 

Glenda J. (158)
Sunday March 29, 2009, 6:38 pm
This is absurd just watching it on 60 minutes please we have to do something to stop this insanity and saving our wildlife..
 

Margaret D. (6)
Friday July 17, 2009, 10:39 am
Please bless us Lord to take care of our planet and the inhabitants on it.
 
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